Museum Chat Live! E202 The Monuments


How do we deal with monuments that commemorate problematic histories and problematic historical figures? It’s a debate that has gotten quite heated in recent weeks, and as museum professionals, the Museum Chat Live! podcast team thought we’d weight in.

In this podcast episode, we ask a lot of questions about monuments, public memory, and how Canadians can reconcile difficult colonial histories. We also do not come up with firm answers, but we figure that’s OK too.

Very special thanks to Dr. Paul Litt at Carleton University for taking the time to join our conversation and add his insight.

We hope this episode leaves you with some new questions to think about. We would love to hear what you have to say. Please comment below or tweet us @stcmuseum.

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